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Reading (M.Ed.)



Are you a certified K-12 teacher who wants to help your students learn to read better?

Our Master of Education (M.Ed.) program in the teaching of reading is designed to prepare experienced classroom teachers like you for new roles, such as a specialized reading teacher, a reading specialist or a literacy coach. 

Guided by the standards of the International Reading Association (I.R.A.), our program guides you through advanced coursework in K-12 literacy teaching, learning and assessment as well as experiences designed to develop the skills you need to be an effective school-based instructional leader. Come to Trinity to learn and practice the science and art of literacy teaching so that you can better help your students learn the skills  and the joys  of reading.

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Featured Courses

EDCI 622 Emergent Literacy & Beginning Reading EDCI 627 Language Acquisition and Development EDCI 632 Methods of Teaching Writing EDCI 633 Organization and Supervision of School Reading Programs EDCI 634 Advanced Diagnosis in Literacy EDCI 637 Diagnostic and Prescriptive Instruction in Literacy EDCI 690 Advanced Clinical Practicum in Literacy Assessment and Instruction

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Career Paths

  • Reading Specialist
  • Reading Teacher
  • Reading Interventionist
  • Literacy Coach

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Trinity’s M.Ed. in reading is the only program for reading specialists in the District of Columbia that is approved by the D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education (O.S.S.E.), accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (N.C.A.T.E.) and nationally recognized by the International Reading Association (I.R.A.).

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